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Fetal Genitourinary Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

Aired on 3.25.2015
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Fetal Genitourinary Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
This was a GlobalCastMD event focused on the diagnosis of fetal genitourinary diseases and current evaluation and treatment options with discussions concerning leading therapies and the impact they have on neonatal health. Short and long-term outcomes, including need for dialysis and transplantation was discussed.  This live eventy followed our typical lively interactive format with remote faculty from the best children's hospitals.  Make sure to click on the links tab at the end of the event to claim your credit.

Description

This will be a Global Cast MD event focusing on the diagnosis of fetal genitourinary diseases and current evaluation and treatment options with discussions concerning leading therapies and the impact they have on neonatal health. Short and long-term outcomes, including need for dialysis and transplantation will be discussed.

Directors & Faculty

Directors

William J. Polzin, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Co-Director, Cincinnati Fetal Center. Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital

Todd Ponsky, MD

Associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Akron Children's Hospital, in Akron, OH. Currently Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics and a Pediatric Surgeon at Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Ponsky attended Medical School at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio from 1995-1999, Residency in General Surgery at The George Washington University in Washington, DC from 1999-2005, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC from 2005-2007, and an Advanced Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, CO from 2007-2008.

Mark P. Johnson, MD, MS

(CFDT) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia he holds the George Loeb Harrison Endowed Research Chair in Fetal Therapy. He also serves as professor in the Departments of Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Greg Ryan, MB

Head of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital


Additional Faculty

Maria Alonso, MD

Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant Program, Co-Surgical Director, Intestinal Transplant Surgery, Associate Professor, UC Department of Surgery

Jens W. Goebel, MD

Clinical Director, Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical Director/Clinical Director, Kidney Transplantation, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Ronald K. Jaekle, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Co-Director, Cincinnati Fetal Center.  Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Foong-Yen Lim, MD

Surgical Director, Cincinnati Fetal Center.  Pediatric Surgeon, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery.  Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery

Pramod P. Reddy, MD

Dr. Reddy is Director, Division of Pediatric Urology, and is a pediatric and fetal urologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Cincinnati Fetal Center. He obtained his medical degree at Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India, and went to complete his residency at Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY. Additionally, he was a fellow at The Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada. Dr. Reddy’s special interests include kidney stones, ESWL, genitourinary surgery, and clinical trials.

Paul S. Kingma, MD, PhD

Neonatal Director, Cincinnati Fetal Center.  Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics

Agenda

9:00 am - 9:10 am
INTRODUCTION - Fetal Genitourinary Diseases and the Panel
9:10 am - 9:50 am
Overview of prenatal diagnosis and evaluation for fetal therapy with historical milestones.

9:50 am - 10:00 am
Break
10:00 am - 10:20 am
Fetal Diagnostic Imaging with Key Discriminators for Decision Making


10:20 am - 11:20 am
Fetal Intervention
· Bladder tap · Vesicoamniotic shunting · Amniofusion · Fetoscopic intervention · Amnioport · Open fetal surgery



11:20 am - 11:30 am
Break
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Managing Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in Fetal Care Center Graduates
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Renal transplantation
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Urologic intervention

Topics Covered

I.     Fetal Diagnosis
II.    Fetal Intervention
-Vesicoamniotic shunting
-Amnio-fusion
-Fetoscopic intervention
-Open fetal surgery
III.    Postnatal intervention and neonatal dialysis
IV.   Renal transplantation
 

Objectives

  1. Discuss the evolution of diagnosis and treatment for fetal urogenital anomalies
  2. Associate needed diagnostic imaging for fetal urogenital anomalies and the key discriminators for therapeutic decision making
  3. Explain 3 potential fetal interventions for fetal urogenital anomalies
  4. Summarize post-natal comprehensive care needs of the baby born following fetal diagnosis and treatment of significant, 'previously lethal" urogenital anomalies
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